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Peripheral Nerve Blocks: Principles and Practice


Peripheral Nerve Blocks: Principles and Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
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LEARN FROM THE WORLD AUTHORITIESFrom the experts at the New York School of Regional Anesthesia -- one of the world's leading programs for practice, education, and research in the field - comes this concise, full-color tutorial for mastering or updating your expertise in nerve block techniques. Featuring 350 illustrations, including 175 life-like, full-color clinical photographs of actual patients, Peripheral Nerve Blocks provides the most practical, state-of-the-art guidance for most major nerve block procedures. A standardized, user-friendly format provides meticulous, step-by-step instructions for each procedure including: *General Considerations *Indications *Functional Anatomy *Patient Positioning *Equipment *Choice of Local Anesthetic *Distribution of Anesthesia *Surface and Anatomical Landmarks *Single Shot and Continuous Techniques *Complications and How to Avoid Them All chapters begin with a unique "Block at a Glance" feature that serves as a "flash card" and conveniently lists the most important, salient features of each block such as: indications, landmarks, equipment, anesthetic, and level of complexity. In addition, a separate "Keys To Success with Nerve Blocks" chapter conveniently summarizes general guidelines for selection of techniques. FEATURES: *Clear, accurate, step-by-step instructions for most major nerve block procedures in real patients *Numerous detailed and clinically insightful descriptions and illustrations, without distracting theoretical considerations *Brilliant, full-color original illustrations and clinical photographs that illuminate each procedure with unparalleled detail *Numerous Tipsand Goals specific to every procedure *Tables with choice of Local Anesthetics specific for each nerve block procedure *Separate chapters cover equipment and patient monitoring, essential anatomy, clinical pharmacology

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